Men's Tennis

March 6, 2009

Trinity Earns Second Shutout of the Season Saturday


San Antonio – The four-time National Junior College Athletic Association champion Laredo Community College Palominos beat the Trinity University Tigers 7-2 Friday in a dual match at Delavan Tennis Stadium.

Laredo took two of three doubles matches and five of six singles from the Tigers, ranked No. 10 in the NCAA Division III.

The Tigers Max Frey and Andrew Hoing won No. 3 doubles, beating Luis Campos and Roberto Matos 9-7.

At No. 1 singles, Frey, ranked No. 14 in Division III in the fall, took Moacir Santos, the second-ranked JUCO player, to three sets, before losing 7-5, 0-6, 7-10. Cledson Carvalho, ranked No. 1 in the junior college poll, beat Trinity’s Bobby Cocanougher 6-4, 6-2 at No. 2 singles.

Trinity’s John Runge battled and captured No. 4 singles over Leury Arias 6-7, 7-6, 10-8.

The Tigers (5-6) have off until March 20 when they host Tyler Junior College, ranked No. 2 in the JUCO poll.


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